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# Outline of actuarial science

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to actuarial science:

Actuarial science – discipline that applies mathematical and statistical methods to assess risk in the insurance and finance industries.

## Essence of actuarial science

Main article: Actuarial science

## Fields in which actuarial science is applied

• Financial mathematics
• Insurance, especially:

## History of actuarial science

Main article: History of actuarial science

## General actuarial science concepts

### Pensions

• Stochastic modelling

## References

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